BREAKING: 4 persons arrested over EC’s missing laptops

Four persons have been arrested over the missing biometric devices of the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC).

The minority in Parliament raised alarms on the missing devices which were intended for voter registration and verification by the Commission ahead of its limited registration exercise.

Minority Leader, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson in a press conference emphasised the need for the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Police Service to promptly locate the missing devices.

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Dr. Ato Forson expressed apprehension about the unknown individuals in possession of the devices and the motives behind their theft.

He warned that such a situation could compromise the integrity of the forthcoming elections.

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Dr. Bossman Asare, the Deputy EC Chair in charge of Corporate Services had denied at a press conference that the biometric devices had gone missing.

He however claimed that only five laptops were rather missing. Investigations led to the arrest of four persons including a security man at the EC.

The four have been remanded into the Police custody by the Dansoman Circuit court and set to appear on 19th April, 2024.


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